Swordquest Waterworld was programmed by ????????
Cartridge, Box, and screen pictures – courtesy of
The game is based on the Kundalini Chakra. Go to
to learn more about this, and to see a chart showing the 7 Chakras, and how it relates to the room layout.
The original contest entry deadline was December 15, 1983, but was extended to April 15, 1984.
According to an interview with Fireworld winner Michael Rideout, "They (Atari) chose the finalists although if I remember correctly, they reduced the number to 15 instead of 50. This caused a lot of people to get upset. This was right at the time Atari was sold and everything went into limbo. I don't think the Crown was ever awarded." The interview can be found at: www.atarihq.com
, under the 'Features' section.
A PAL version of Waterworld was never released.
Ad from Atari Age issue #9
Waterworld Prototype box/artwork
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